Coin Specifications

Category: Liberty Head $10 (1838-1907)
Mint: Philadelphia
Mintage: 16,013
Catalog: KM-66.2
Obverse Designer: Christian Gobrecht
Reverse Designer: Christian Gobrecht
Composition: Gold
Fineness: 0.9000
Weight: 16.7180g
AGW: 0.4837oz
Melt Value: $578.55 (12/27/2014)
Diameter: 27mm
Edge: Reeded
Numismatic specification data provided by Krause Publications NumisMaster.
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1859 $10 MS obverse 1859 $10 MS reverse


  
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Description & Analysis

The 1859 is a rare date in all grades and is considered by Breen to be 'prohibitively rare (in) AU.' Only 16,093 pieces were struck and Akers only recorded the appearance in auction of 2 coins in AU over the 57-year period he surveyed for his work on this series.

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Price Guide

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1859 $10 MS
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Base $ 950 1050 1150 1275 1450 1450 1725 2300 2900 5000 11000 16000 47500 59000 - - - - - - -
$ 1550 1825 2600 3200 - - - - - - - - - -
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NGC GRADE SUMMARY

Total Graded: 146
Low Grade: F
Average Grade: 50
High Grade: 63


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Auction Prices Realized

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Date
Service
Grade
Auction House
Sale / Lot
Price
3/28/2001 NGC XF 40   Teletrade Auction 1421, 1421/Lot# 1681 $527.50
7/26/2003 NGC MS 61   Heritage Auctions 2003 July Baltimore, MD. Signature Sale #328, 328/Lot# 10435 $6,670.00
9/6/2004 NGC MS 60   Goldberg September 6-7, 2004 Pre-Long Beach Coin Auction, 26/Lot# 1710 $7,188.00
6/2/2010 PCGS AU 50   Heritage Auctions 2010 June Long Beach, CA Signature US Coin Auction #1140, 1140/Lot# 1729 $1,380.00
7/27/2013 NGC MS 62   Stack's Bowers The August 2013 Chicago ANA World's Fair of Money , 192/Lot# 4511 $21,737.50
3/28/2014 PCGS XF 45   Stack's Bowers March 2014 Baltimore Auction, 6008/Lot# 6266 $998.75
5/4/2014 NGC MS 62   GreatCollections GreatCollections Coin Auctions 05/04/2014, 169/Lot# 191941 $26,950.00


NGC Registry

NGC Registry Score 1859 $10 MS
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1859 $10 MS Prooflike
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Grade: AU 55
Points: 3639
Owner: Beau Newman
 
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